What La Trobe offers

Preparation for real life, not just a piece of paper

La Trobe produces graduates who are not only academically proficient but are highly valued by the workforce. This is illustrated by La Trobe receiving a 4-star ranking in the Good Universities Guide 2011 for the category ‘success in getting a job’. Put simply, La Trobe graduates get jobs.

Our graduates can be found working in a diverse range of companies, government bodies, and community organisations within Australia and around the world.

Read about some of La Trobe’s most successful alumni.

An exciting, high-quality learning experience

At La Trobe, you’ll study with passionate, highly qualified lecturers – many of whom have extensive professional profiles and industry experience. We’re constantly looking to enrich our courses through incorporating the latest research as well as developing new approaches to teaching and assessing our students.

Read more about the high-quality learning experience available at La Trobe.

Fantastic industry networks

La Trobe has many links with industry and government. You’ll always be aware of new developments within your chosen field, and have the opportunity to gain valuable industry experience. Through taking industry placements while studying, many La Trobe students have jobs waiting for them upon graduation.

Read more about the opportunities to gain industry experience while studying at La Trobe.

A great environment for study, creativity and socialising

The La Trobe community has a strong spirit and identity. In fact, La Trobe was recently ranked Victoria’s leading university for student experience (The Sweeney Research Uni Student Report, 2009).

Whatever your interests, you’ll find like-minded friends and a fantastic range of social and recreational activities on campus. Recently, La Trobe students have used two social media phenomena to express themselves, appearing in a lip dub and flash mob.

Read more about our great campus environments.

International exchange opportunities

While La Trobe is a fantastic place to study, you can further enrich your university experience by doing part of your degree overseas. La Trobe has partnerships with more than 100 universities in over 30 countries in Asia, Europe, and North and South America. Even better news is that there are a range of government and university scholarships available to provide you with financial support while you are overseas.

Read more about overseas exchange possibilities.

Lots of support along the way

La Trobe is dedicated to assisting new students settle in to university life. From academic skills support, counsellingcareers advice, a student union and financial aid to student-run health and wellbeing services, La Trobe can help you quickly find your feet at university.

Read more about the support services on offer at La Trobe.